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Education neuroscience: giving teachers smarter information – not just tomorrow but today

Michael Thomas. I could perhaps have been forgiven for viewing with some trepidation the invitation to address a gathering of artificial intelligence researchers at this week’s London Festival of Learning. At their last conference, they told me, they’d discussed my

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The future is Super Intelligent, not Artificially Intelligent and education must respond

Rose Luckin.  I love teaching and I love learning and I hope that I will be doing both of these things for many years to come. I know that learning is something I need to do every day to keep

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The moving image: a new journal explores how young people watch it and create it

Andrew Burn.  The media arts, including film, are more important than ever before in the media-rich world of the twenty-first century. Just as we believe young people should be educated in the fine arts, music, literature and theatre, so they

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Educators: are you ready, willing and able to meet the ‘perfect storm’ of AI?

Rose Luckin.  Today the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence launched their report with a question: AI in the UK:  ready, willing and able? Their answer is a classic cocktail of yes, but not really. We are certainly

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A tale for today: how much is a free lunch at the ‘Koob Café’?

Rose Luckin.  Chris walked into a London cafe. It had a strange name: ‘Koob Cafe’, but Chris had been attracted by the sign over the door saying “Free Lunch here all day every day.” The cafe staff explained that all

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